Compost fungi and allergies
hanzibra at svn.com.br
Wed Jul 14 08:11:55 EDT 1999
Dear friends at the list:
I just received a letter from a person who is implanting a garden
in a kindergarden using compost of horse manure and straw, and a heavy
mulch of cut grass. One of the children has presented respiratory
problems, and this child's father has suggested that the culpit may be
the fungi involved in the decomposition process of the garden.
(However, the children were also exposed to dust about the same time).
Have any of you heard about allergic reactions to these fungi? I
would appreciate the information, which I shall pass on to the person
Thank you very much.
Instituto de Permacultura da Bahia
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